We’ve highlighted below some of the most recent developments and occurrences in youth-related news and events. In this week's Friday news we speak about Australian universities that defend ‘’gender language’’ guidelines, ban of burqa and niqab at Norwegian educational institutions and concern over international student recruitment in the USA.

Oyindamola Johnson says Nigerians, especially the young ones, are one of the most hardworking and resourceful people you'll find anywhere and across the globe. Despite little or no direct support, future young leaders in this country are somehow managing to grab their chance to learn and grow. And he is doing everything he can to empower them, representing their interests. But not theirs only – he travels the world working on social innovation projects. This inspiring young man was selected as a Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur in April this year, in May 2018 he was chosen as a part of 50 outstanding young experts and named a G20-Young Global Changer by Global Solutions Initiative in Germany. And these are just some of his numerous international recognitions. He claims the leaders of his country have failed the youth on several fronts but he is determined to be part of a revolution. His motto might really lead to big changes one day:Work on being and not on having, for with what you are, you will have.

The word itself is amusing and over the last few years has found its way into the Oxford dictionary. A Selfie is defined as “ A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and shared via social media.”

Professor John Pencavel of Stanford, one of the most eminent economists, has published several studies on various areas of economics. We have this opportunity an interview with him.

The Youth International Summer School in Shanghai is just a few weeks away and we are excited to publish the latest article interviewing one of our workshop trainers, Ms. Caroline Wabara. An expert in marketing, Ms. Wabara will be travelling all the way from Nigeria to share her knowledge and experience with participants at the event.

Here Youth Time Magazine publishes three of the most interesting and informative youth related news items of the past week. Our weekly news roundup is published every Monday and Friday and contains just some of the most important developments in the world of global youth. Follow, like and submit comments on Facebook and other Youth Time media.

 

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